Farmington is the county seat of Francois County, located near St. Louis in Missouri, United States of America. According to recent statistics, Farmington has a population of approximately 16.000 people and an area of exactly 9 square miles. Farmington was previously named Murphy's Settlement, but was incorporated as Farmington when Francois County was organized. The main employer of the city is Multi-Aero, an airline with its headquarters based in Farmington. Notable residents of Farmington include Major League Baseball players Sam Agnew and Jake Arrieta, football player Ed Blaine, writers Herbert Ashbury and Robert Moore Williams and writer and co-producer of the Lost TV series Greggory Nations.
Farmington Brown Stadium is the home of a minor league baseball team from the collegiate KIT League with teams from Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee and Missouri. The town's team, called The Browns, plays a 50-games season each year in the months of June and July.
ColeBeanBay Theater Company is a professional summer theater which performs mainly for the locals, but also in other cities of the county and sometimes even outside the borders of Francois County. In Farmington, the ColeBeanBay team performs on two main venues - Centene Center and Long Memorial Hall.
Engler Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Farmington. With a pond, a picnic area and several game fields, this park is one of the greatest attractions for the teenagers of the town, who gather here to play sports. Walking and jogging trails are also present in this Farmington park.
St. Joe State Park is located right outside Farmington and is another important attraction of the city. In this great park you can try an ATV ride, a horseback ride, biking and swimming. If you want to exercise and to spend time in the middle of the nature, this is the perfect place.